Taylor Armerding reports:
Parents expect schools to keep track of their kids. But in the digital era, keeping track is vastly different than it was a generation ago, thanks to Big Data analytics.
According to its advocates, this is a very good thing. Gathering individual information on students can lead to “personalized” and “adaptive” learning platforms. If technology can help students become more successful, what’s not to like?
A lot, say privacy advocates, since the collection of information on students goes well beyond data used to shape individual curriculums.
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